Certainly he could be no less than a captain in the navy, with those epaulets and sleeve-bands.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Not worth the struggle, when he won his way from spade to epaulet in the defense of the nation's honor?
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
Epaulets, perhaps no badge of saint-ship, 30.
"The Biglow Papers" by James Russell Lowell
Two immortals in epaulets and sashes in the background are only wanted instead of one.
"Edmond Dantès" by Edmund Flagg
On each side of his neck he has a bare orange-coloured spot, and near it a downy epaulet.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
The top of her head came just above Orne's dress epaulets.
"Operation Haystack" by Frank Patrick Herbert
M. de Faverges had fallen back on the National Guard, without obtaining the epaulet of commander.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
Nor did she fail to observe that he wore a buff cockade on his left breast and gilt epaulets upon his shoulders.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
Both, like epaulets or tassels, were worn lightly and befittingly.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
The other two wore the Sov epaulets which proclaimed them majors, but Joe didn't place the nationality of the uniforms.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
I would gladly exchange my consular purple for the epaulets of a brigade commander under your orders.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
You go ahead, Eric, and do the big stuff in rescue work, with uniform and epaulets and all the rest of it.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
He also had a single epaulet that had come in a box of cast-off clothing.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
I am going to my chamber to dream, I suppose of bayonets and swords, sashes, guns and epaulets.
"Ten Girls from History" by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
She was clad in a suit of gray cloth consisting of a skirt and close fitting jacket with epaulets upon the shoulders.
"A Daughter of the Union" by Lucy Foster Madison
He wore the blue and buff uniform of the staff, with a pair of epaulets, a buckskin belt, and broadsword.
"Horse-Shoe Robinson" by John Pendleton Kennedy
The sculptor doesn't depend upon epaulets.
"Literature in the Making" by Various
Underneath he was wearing the brown uniform of a SatCom guard, complete with epaulets and the regulation .38.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
The young soldier wore his epaulets, having been made General the day before.
"The William Henry Letters" by Abby Morton Diaz
The silver tassels of his epaulets quivered and glittered like little snakes.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann